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The Balcony Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Cafe, , International
Upstairs 287 Flinders St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 7 4771 2255
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (17 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (19 reviews)
Opens in 30 min
Cafe, Australian, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Upstairs 287 Flinders St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My girlfriend & I were on our own for Mother’s Day and on the spur of the moment dropped in here. Although packed, PETA the lady in charge made a great effort to fit us in as we had no booking. OMG, the food was...More

Thank Katie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After finding this venue on Trip Advisor I believed I was in for a treat. However, the service was slow, my eggs were under cooked and I ordered a side of bacon, which never arrived with my meal! The main waitress was very nice and...More

Thank Grainne O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's been a while since we were here. A big table of 12 of us had no problem getting great service and having all our delicious meals come out at once. This popular place just gets better and better. Whether you are after something vegan,...More

Thank infojunkieQld
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Wonderful food again, it did not disappoint. Kids all had pancakes and ice cream while 'eggs benny' and bacon were also a hit. The grilled halloumi and bacon was massive. Would definitely recommend. Either done in aircond or out of the balcony. Staff were super...More

Thank Jamie W
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Got taken to The Balcony for breakfast by a Townsville local who proclaims this as the best breakfast spot in Townsville and what an awesome find! I had avocado & poached egg on gluten free toast with in house smoked salmon and she had chilli...More

Thank Yvette P
Reviewed 31 January 2018

I have experienced two delicious high teas at the balcony. Really impressed with the food and the service. A well balanced choice bertween savoury and sweet and all yummy. Throughly recomment.

Thank DES5454
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

First time we have been to The Balcony in a while. Had a lovely brunch with a party of 6. Kids enjoyed their waffles. My Beans Benedict was lovely best poached I have had in ages. The High Tea at an adjoining table looked delicious...More

Thank Lisa J
Reviewed 10 January 2018

The staff here were really friendly and the service was second to none. The food was all cooked beautifully. You should not miss out if visiting Townsville. We ate out most of the time but this was simply the best breakfast.

Thank Jen2812
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Have eaten here on many times over the years & it never dissappoints with excellent food & service each time. A very popular place.

Thank aaronsI7628IT
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Amazing, every request we had was spot on. It was so busy on New Year’s Eve the staff were amazing they called us when a table became fun, they were so friendly and the drinks and meals were quick considering how busy they were. The...More

Thank Tegan M
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charles h
21 January 2018|
Response from aaronsI7628IT | Reviewed this property |
Hi Charles, I don't believe there is wheelchair access as it up a set of stairs. Probably best to check with the staff there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 23
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Upstairs 287 Flinders St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Townsville
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4771 2255
  • E-mail
OPEN 7 days, The Balcony Restaurant is located upstairs at number 287 Flinders Street Townsville City. The heritage building has been the home of the Balcony Restaurant for over 25 years. The timber staircase takes you on and upwards to the quirky space above that ensures a unique and memorable experience unmatched in Townsville. Nestled high above, the Balcony Restaurant permeates a relaxed and pleasant ambiance where you can escape the hustle and bustle of below. Escape to the bliss of the Balcony's charm where you can enjoy the delicious food, the great coffee, an icy cold beverage, good music and let our happy staff take care of you. Open 7 days Monday & Tuesday 9am till 2pm. Wednesday to Sunday 7.30am till 2pm
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